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Tune in Alert! 2013 Newport Jazz Festival, Friday at 8 PM

August 29, 2013 3:41am (EDT)
Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival
Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

Start your Labor Day Weekend with outstanding performances captured live from the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival, hosted by Josh Jackson! This two hour special includes a celebration of Wayne Shorter's 80th birthday with Herbie Hancock and the Wayne Shorter Quartet; three distinctly different groups with New Orleans roots; Joshua Redman; Gregory Porter; and 2013 NEA Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri, whose Salsa Orchestra closes the show! Be transported to America’s first annual jazz festival, by world class artists and GPB! Friday at 8, followed by The Jazz Spot at 10!

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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